14 June 2018

South Africa: Hawks Rhino Operation Nabs Two

press release

Pretoria — A 54 year old prominent business man and his 21 year old wife are expected to appear at the Hazyview Magistrate Court today (Thursday) for alleged possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition.

On Tuesday members of the Hawks with the assistance of Counter Intelligence, the Special Task Force, the SAPS Forensic Science Laboratory and SANParks conducted an operation relating to the trafficking of rhino horns in Acornhoek, Mpumalanga. Three premises were searched as part of the operation and members seized a firearm barrel, high calibre firearm rounds and a silencer.

For safety reasons, the Hawks reserve the right to divulge more information on the operation pending the conclusion of the probe.

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